Dividend Tax

Tax Tip: Tax Free Dividends?

From 6 April 2016, the notional 10% tax credit on dividends is abolished and a £5,000 tax free dividend allowance is introduced. Dividends above this level are taxed at 7.5% (basic rate), 32.5% (higher rate), and 38.1% (additional rate). Dividends received by…
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The New Dividend Regime Goes Live This Week

Dividends have been a very tax-efficient way of making savings in national insurance contributions and income tax contributions for a number of years, with many business owners and shareholders choosing a smaller salary, plus an additional remuneration package paid as…
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DIVIDEND STRATEGY FROM 6 APRIL 2016

Tax policies introduced during the first decade of the 21st century encouraged the use of companies as a trading vehicle. The result was that many traditionally self-employed people incorporated their businesses, took salaries equal to the income tax personal allowance…
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LATEST THOUGHTS ON THE NEW DIVIDEND TAX

The Finance Bill 2016 will abolish the 10% tax credit on dividend income, which will cease to be grossed up in personal tax computations from 6 April 2016. It will be replaced by a so called £5,000 dividend tax allowance….
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